Integrating Leadership and Management in Nigerian’s Industrial-Organisations

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INTEGRATING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIAN’S INDUSTRIAL-ORGANISATIONS (A TEST OF THE DML MODEL)

BY
B.Sc (Hons.) Psychology (Unilag) M.Sc. ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (Unijos)

AUGUSTINE EBIAI
PGSS/UJ/8582/93

A Thesis in the Department of GENERAL AND APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY.

Faculty of Social-Sciences University of Jos.
Submitted to the School of Postgraduate Studies University of Jos, in partial fufillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D) in ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY of the UNIVERSITY OF JOS.

April, 2004

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DECLARATION I hereby declare that this thesis is a record of my original research work and to the best of my knowledge, no part of it has been presented to any other institution for the award of any higher degree.

_________________________ Augustine Ebiai

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to express my sincere gratitude to Professor E. U. Egwu, my supervisor unwavering for his patience, and persistence, impartial criticisms, and

tenancy

contributions,

advice,

guidance

inspirations, during the period of this work. I also want to thank the Head of Department and all members of staff of General and Applied Psychology. University of Jos for their useful suggestions during the presentation of my seminar papers and their general support both academically, physically and morally. My special thanks goes to Professor A. Nweze, who later supervised my work. Professor S. Tyoden, Dean, Faculty of Social Science, Professor Ubom. I also thank Professor Nwagbo Eze, Professor O. Makanju, Professor U.A. Igun, Professor P. Omoluabi, Professor O. Ogunnika, Professor A. Chokor, Professor S. Okafor, Professor G.A Sote, Professor D. Koroma, Professor T.O. Azeke, Professor, A. A. Mundi, Professor P.O. Ugherughe, Professor A. Ebeigbe, Professor D. Otobo, Professor B. Oghojafor, Professor W. Ndubuisi, Professor Igho Joe, Dr. B. Irefin, Dr. A.C. Mbanefo, Dr. Z.K. Dagona, Dr. S. Ifah, Dr.C. Negbenebor, Dr. D. Malgwi, Dr. H. C. C. Maduka, and Barr. M. Oru. I would like to express my profound gratitude to my wife, Philomina Ejenavwo Ebiai, for her encouragement, tolerance, financial and other

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forms of material support. My appreciation is also extended to my mother, Mrs. Josephine Ebiai, my mother-in-law, Mrs. Agnes Erakpotobor, my sister-in-laws, Miss Rita Umunadi and Miss Ufuoma Umunadi for their prayers and spiritual support. I am very much indebted to my children, Master Toni Ebiai and Miss Tonia Ebiai for their endurance and loss of fatherly love. I wish also to extend my special thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Geroge Scerri, Mr. Charles Ebiai, Mr. Henry Ebiai, Mrs. Evelyn Isah, Mrs. Patience Odu, Mrs. S.C. Nwaosu, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Ebiai, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Chokor, Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Ebiai, Mrs. Lulu Oji, Mr. Moses Ajah Mr. Patrick Umukoro, Mr. and Mrs. Ogho Okotete, Magistrate and Mrs. C. Emeni, Mrs. Daina Orubor, Mr. A. Omirigbe, Miss Lilian, Rhoda, Mariam and Mrs. Joy U. Egwu and her children for their encouragements. My special thanks also goes to the Part III and IV students of Department of Sociology, University of Maiduguri for their participation in the research. Finally I express my maximum gratitude to almighty God for his Care and mercy having spared my life till the present day and for turning my dreams into reality. Augustine Ebiai

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DEDICATION This project work is dedicated to THE ALMIGHTY GOD and to my late father of blessed memory LATE CHIEF F. A. PAUL-EBIAI who prayed for me, but passed on to glory at the peak of my research work. May his soul rest in perfect peace, Amen.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
CONTENTS TITLE PAGE .................................................................... CERTIFICATION ............................................................... DECLARATION ................................................................ ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ......................................................
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